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Dropbox Pro Now Has 1TB Of Storage, New Sharing And Security Options

Dropbox is an awesome cloud storage service which integrates well with everything, but if you need more than the 2GB on the Free (plus whatever free extras you can scrounge) it can become expensive. So we’re happy to learn that Dropbox Pro has simplified its plans and expanded its storage: 1TB now costs $10.99 a month.


Apple's Latest Patent Covers Flexible Displays And Buttons

Forget the home button. It looks like Apple’s planning on squishy displays with buttons underneath, according to the latest patent they’ve been granted.


The CSIRO Is Using Drones To Hunt Weeds

When you think of aerial drones, you probably think surveillance of suspicious characters, not plant life. In far north Queensland, the CSIRO is using robot drones to hunt down invaders of a different kind.


Turn An iPod Dock Into A Chromecast Speaker

When Apple made the switch from 30 pin to lightning connectors, a lot of iPod docks became effectively obsolete overnight. Obsolete, that is, unless you’re willing to hack them to take other music sources, such as turning them into Chromecast speakers.


Australia's Bandwidth Is The Most Expensive In The World (And It's All Telstra's Fault)

Telstra’s dominance in the Australian market means that we all pay more for our bandwidth than we should, according to peering company CloudFlare.


Sony MDR-1RBT Mk2 Headphones: Australian Review

Sometimes a piece of technology comes along that just hits all its marks perfectly. Excellent and thoughtful design, high quality components and some smartly integrated features combine to make something that just feels special. Sony’s updated MDR-1RBT Mk2 headphones are part of the company’s growing stable of High Resolution Audio devices, and they’re very nearly the cream of the crop.


Adelaide And Uber Are At War

The mudslinging in the Australian hire car/taxi business continues afresh, with Uber’s limited rollout in Adelaide facing criticism from local politicians. Uber’s not exactly sitting quietly on this score either.


17 Of The World's Best Burgers To Help Celebrate #NationalBurgerDay

It’s #NationalBurgerDay! Celebrate with the most delicious-looking burgers on the planet right now.


NBN MTM CBA: Three Letter Acronyms For A Political Football

The long-awaited NBN Cost Benefit Analysis was released overnight, and to nobody’s surprise it paints the multi-technology model (MTM) favoured by Malcolm Turnbull in the most positive way possible. The problem is that the CBA also appears to make all kinds of crazy assumptions in order to score political goals.


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